Just minutes to and from SJO airport (2.3 km), this cosy cabin with 3 bedrooms is perfect for families. Set in a garden with lovely mountain views, it is close to all amenities and public transport to surrounding towns. Breakfast available and WiFi.
Stay with us on your first and last night in Costa Rica. Just 3 kms. from the airport, our guest house is the most comfortable alternative to big chain hotels and perfect for travelers who need a convenient location, close to the international airport, and to major towns in the Central Valley, such as San José, Santa Ana, Alejuela, Heredia, and Escazu.
Although our guest house is in an urban setting, it has a rural feeling, surrounded by lush vegetation and with a great view of the mountains.
Visitors enjoy HIGH SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET.
Light housekeeping is provided for renters who stay more than 2 nights.
Breakfast available upon request for an additional charge.
Although we are on a main road, finding it may be challenging, since there are no road signs here in Costa Rica. The land marks you will be looking for are the La Ribera Cemetery (125 metres west of), the Mormon temple (200 metres west of), and the Montessori preschool across the road.
If you have a smart phone, please download (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), and send me your cell phone number. I will send the map link to your phone and you can open (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps or waze to get here. Please advise us the day prior to your arrival of your approximate arrival time. We will be waiting for you. And note that our doorbell is not working. We require a call or honk from the road!
Just up the road going West 0.8 km is the famous Ojo de Agua. With four fresh spring water swimming pools, this place is unique and the water is pure and magical. Entrance fee is 1500 colones ($3) per person 3 and over.
Interaction with guests
A taxi ride from or to the International airport costs between $10 and $20 and takes about 10 minutes. You can also order an Uber from the airport. In the airport there is wifi so you can use it to order the Uber.
Other things to note
Day trip suggestions
1. Poas Volcano is one hour away and is the most popular tourist attraction in Costa Rica. Its definitely worth the trip. You can drive there or private transportation can be arranged.
2. La Paz Waterfall Gardens is a beautiful place to visit, amazing animals and spectacular waterfalls, and the lunch is great. If you leave for Poas Volcano early you could even visit both places in one day.
3. San Jose has some nice places to visit. Because of the traffic we recommend that you take the train that leaves from San Antonio de Belen, just a 10 minute walk to the train station. Once in San Jose, places to visit are Teatro Nacional, Museo de Oro, Museo Nacional and the local artisan markets nearby.
Day TOURS can be arranged with a local company TAM, and they have offices close by.
v The Combo Tour (Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Plantation & La Paz Waterfalls Gardens (Ecological Tour).
v Calypso’s Catamaran Cruise to Tortuga Island (Beach Tour)
v Rainforest Atlantic (Nature & Adventure Tour)
v Zip Line (Adventure & Nature)
v Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Resort Hot Springs (Relaxation Tour)
v White water rafting on the Pacuare River, One day and over night tours available. A day trip from here to go rafting costs $100 and includes transportation there and back, and food all day.
We do not allow pets or smoking on the property.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
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A native Torontonian, Marie studied and worked abroad before finding her true love and tropical paradise in Costa Rica.
Marie co-founded an NGO called MAMASOL Costa Rica, through which she has worked for many years campaigning for the rights of mothers and babies for safe and empowering childbirth. As a home birth midwife, childbirth educator and prenatal yoga instructor, Marie has helped bring into the world hundreds of babies for Costa Rican families as well as families from many parts of the world.
Marie loves to host travelers in her guest house and strives to satisfy the needs of each one.